It's 1864 and Washington, D.C., is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown.
In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plot their giving, while others plot his end. On the banks of the Potomac, a young rebel challenges a Union blacksmith's mercy.
In the alleys downtown, an escaped slave loses her daughter just before finding freedom. Told through intertwined stories of historical and fictional characters, this play, with music, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel is a funny, serious, heartwarming and critical examination of American values in a time of war.
This is a Pay-What-You-Can bonus performance, and we're asking people to bring a non-perishable food item for Amazing Grace Food Pantry. Suggested donation: $15 adults and $8 students/seniors.